38th Annual Conference on Anomalous Phenomena
THE INTERNATIONAL FORTEAN ORGANIZATION (INFO)
The Carlyle Hotel in Roland Park, Baltimore, MD
November 6th & 7th, 2004
LECTURE PROGRAM, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Dinner & Chat,
Dr. Marion Dolan, is an adjunct professor at Indiana
University of PA and teaches Art History at the
University of Pittsburgh. Our favorite art historian
will present a slide show on "Monsters and Maps:
Strange and Extraordinary Peoples in Early World
Maps", an illustrated investigation into the history
of the `mappae mundi' that show the fourth continent
(terra incognito), portolan maps and the imaginative
creatures and folk from medieval manuscripts.
Mike Frizzell, Director of the Enigma Project, INFO's
own spelunking Indiana Jones webmaster on "Unknown
Hominid Encounters: Investigations and Speculations".
Recent creature sightings from the Mid-Atlantic plus
an encounter with a creature from down South that is
guaranteed to raise the hair on the back of your neck.
Daniel Cohen, acclaimed author of over one hundred
books on phenomena for adults and children (Monsters,
Giants and Little Men From Mars: An Unnatural History
of the Americas; Magicians, Wizards and Sorcerers;
Lost Worlds; Encyclopedia of Ghosts; Hauntings and
Horrors; The Great Airship Mystery: A UFO of the
1890s, etc.), brings his unique perspective to "The
Flying Saucer and I: Confessions of a Soft-Boiled
Antonio Huneeus, International science journalist,
consulting editor and columnist for Fate Magazine is
the co-author of the UFO Briefing Document and editor
of A Study Guide to UFOs, Psychic & Paranormal
Phenomena in the USSR . He will present an amazing
illustrated talk on "Flight of the Dragon" for his
Doug Skinner, "A Third Cabinet of Musical
Curiosities", an all-new performance/talk using odd
musical instruments to highlight the music of
channelers, dreamers, contactees. More musical
oddities and forteana, including Lawsonomy anthems,
the connection between Bach and Bigfoot, and the
Skylaire Alfvegren, a freelance journalist from
California who writes about phenomena for both local
and international publications. Her talk on
"Subterranean Nevada" is part of her upcoming
a new collection of Books, Tapes and Periodicals plus
magickal crafts in time for the holiday from Toad Hall
Co. Saturday also includes: Italian Dinner plus
social.***Plus join us for an informal Friday Night,
Nov. 5 in our Hospitality Suite from 6-9 PM and,
again, for "The Ultimate Connection" Gab Fest on
Saturday in the Board Room from 9 PM on! Note:
Luncheon at Noon on your own dime-bring your own brown
bag and soda or eat out.
LECTURE PROGRAM, 10 A.M.-3:00 P.M., 12:30 P.M.-bring a
bagged lunch or eat out
Carole Pressnall, a seasoned educator, will present an
illustrated talk that will serve as your guide to
accessing what Edgar Cayce called the lost records of
Atlantis, "The Akashic Records.
Larry Arnold, author of the acclaimed Ablaze!, with
"Spontaneous Human Combustion. Impossible Myth?
Remarkable Reality!". Compelling updates and riviting
new cases from the master of SHC.
Alex Chionetti, Argentinian writer/reseacher, on
"Mysteries of the High Andes", lost civilizations,
UFOs and energy vortexes. Not to be missed!
Registration Form-Limited Seating, Reserve Early!
[ ] Saturday Lecture Program , $99 before
October 31, $110 after,
includes Saturday Night Dinner, Lectures,
Book Sale, and Socials!
Italian Dinner Request: Lasagna
(Meat)____ Eggplant (Veg)____
( ) Sunday Seminars Only, $30 before October
31, $35 after,
[ ] FORTERATI COMBO-MAMBO-$110 until October
31, $120 after,
includes Saturday Lectures,Italian Dinner,
Socials PLUS Sunday Seminars
** RESERVATIONS ARE ESSENTIAL FOR HOTEL
BEFORE November 01!**
$99, Queen or King Kitchenette accommodations, or
Family Double Suite for $119 available for
Friday,Saturday, and Sunday night from The Carlyle
Quality Inn & Suites, 500 W. University Parkway,
Baltimore, MD 21210. For directions to the hotel call
(410)889-4500 or log on to wwwMapQuest.com.
For room reservations only call (410)261-2370,
Mon.-Fri. in the morning. Ask for the "FortFest 2004
Group Rate" from Chris in the Sales Office. Valet
Parking available for $10 a day or free on-street.
Try SouthWest Airlines or TranAir for low rates from
the Northeast, Florida, LAX,SFO or Chicago and USAIR
for reasonable weekend fares. Buses and Amtrak offer
reasonable rates from the Northeast to Baltimore.
Hotel is a short cab ride from either the Baltimore
Amtrak or Bus Station. SHUTTLES available from BWI
[ ] Sorry, I cannot attend. Please accept my
tax-deductiblecontribution towards your work.
Questions? Contact us at fortfest99@...
INFO at (304)876-0932.
RESERVATIONS ARE A MUST FOR ALL EVENTS-PLEASE RESERVE
Make all checks payable to INFO and return to The
International Fortean Organization (INFO) c/o FortFest
Chair, P.O. Box 50088, Baltimore, MD 21211.
is a non-profit, educational corporation.
November 6th & 7th
Baltimore, MD 21211
FortFest 2004 at The Carlyle in Baltimore's Roland